742Re: Rialto Pressa ink traps
- Jul 16, 2002
>Interesting! On the selection of typefaces, Lewis Allen commented,
> Well said Gerald. I think we do need to support the efforts of those
> designing better products, I wanted to get an idea of how much better the
> optimised font would be, than simply choosing a lighter font before making
> an investment.
> Ernest Shackleton, the Antarctic explorer said one should always acquire the
> best tools possible, as poor tools corrode the spirit, and I think the same
> applies to printing.
"inferior tools corrode the spirit" (in Printing on the Hand Press).
Do you suppose he appropriated that from Shackleton?
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